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Mayor Garcetti lifts Owens Valley emergency declaration

LADWP news release, Nov. 21 LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti (Tuesday) lifted the emergency declaration he initiated in March to protect the lands and communities near the Los Angeles Aqueduct from flooding created by record snowpack in the Eastern Sierra. The declaration helped the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) respond to […]

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LADWP files negative declaration for Five Bridges pump test

By Deb Murphy The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s controversial Five Bridges’ wells are back in the spotlight. Last month, the department filed its Initial Study and Negative Declaration for a two-month monitoring test of W385R. The comment period ends October 23. Inyo’s Water Department is still reviewing the Initial Study. The Owens […]

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Archaeological District for Owens Lake is all about telling the story

By Deb Murphy Inyo’s Board of Supervisors knows all about a range of land designations and the restrictions that come with those designations. So, when the Supervisors held a workshop on the pursuit of an Archaeological District nomination for the Owens Lake, they were both curious and apprehensive. Then Bureau of Land Management archaeologist Greg […]

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LADWP General Manager David H. Wright Regarding Eminent Domain Proceedings

Press Release Statement by LADWP General Manager David H. Wright Regarding Eminent Domain Proceedings by Inyo County on Los Angeles-Owned Land Leased for Landfill Operations 08/15/17 Earlier today, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors moved to proceed with the condemnation of City of Los Angeles land where Bishop-Sunland, Independence and Lone Pine landfills are located […]

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LADWP won’t drill two new Bishop wells

LADWP Pulls Decision to Drill Two Proposed West Bishop Wells, Cites Conflict with Long Term Water Agreement (LADWP press release) Bishop, CA – The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) today announced its decision to cancel plans to drill two new wells located in the West Bishop area. The decision was made by Department […]

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LADWP offers update on runoff management

Press release LADWP Runoff Preparation and Management Continue in the Eastern Sierra Region as Water Flows Increase – UPDATE 3 The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) continues to work proactively to handle the massive runoff water resulting from this year’s near record snowpack in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains. These efforts are […]

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